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PUBG's scheduled 'Platoon' event gets canceled last minute

This weekend was to see the launch of a new PUBG event mode called "Platoon." Taking inspiration from Fortnite's 50v50 mode, the game would see five squads of 10 people per team dueling on Erangel (the game's original map) for supremacy. At...

 
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PUBG has banned over 13 million users in the past 14 months

According to statistics revealed by developer Bluehole and the Korean PUBG Cafe board, Battle Royale instigator PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has banned a whopping 13 million users since June 2017.The majority of booted players were kicked ...

 
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Better late than never? PUBG rated for PlayStation 4

Based on a new rating, it's getting to be about time for that long-hinted-at PlayStation 4 port of PUBG. A listing showed up on South Korea's Game Rating and Administration Committee website. While it might seem like the battle royale game ...

 
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PUBG's extensive Training Mode will be a godsend

It's really happening! Next month, PUBG will introduce a new 2x2 km Training Mode map that let's five to twenty players learn "the basics of navigation, looting, shooting, driving, and parachuting." PUBG is a nuanced game that can be bruta...

 
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PUBG 1.0 will land on Xbox One next month

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will finally be leaving early access on Xbox One next month. Landing on September 4, 2018, the 1.0 release will not only see general performance improvements but will bring the "Sanhok" map to consoles for the ...

 
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It's your last chance to claim PUBG's lump sum of apology XP

PUBG is nearly done test-driving its new form of monetization. It recently implemented something it's calling an Event Pass -- an experience points-based system that has players chasing down in-game tasks to level up through the ranks....

 
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PUBG Corp is dropping its lawsuit against Epic Games

Around a month ago, PUBG Corp (makers of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds) filed for a lawsuit against Epic Games (makers of Fortnite) on the grounds of copyright infringement. This was just another part of a long going feud that PUBG Corp had...

 
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PUBG's third map, Sanhok, will launch this Friday

After months of beta testing, PUBG's third map will finally be going live on regular servers. Called "Sanhok", the map will be a much smaller take on the sub-genre that PUBG popularized last year. The reduced size should make for shorter, m...

 
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PUBG is not an asset flip according to the developer

For a while now, there have been claims from fans that the maps in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds are basically asset flips. To quickly get the uninformed up to speed, asset flips are when a developer buys things like character models or bui...

 
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PUBG's third map and War Mode are debuting on Xbox soon

PUBG's console home is on Xbox, so it makes perfect sense that Microsoft would spend some time in its E3 press conference to point out the advancements it's making through the Preview program. The Xbox version of PUBG will soon get the...

 
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PUBG's 50-player deathmatch mode is now live

In trying to combat Fortnite's rising popularity, PUBG Corp has been adding limited time gamemodes to PUBG. A few weeks ago, a 50-player deathmatch mode called "Desert Knights" went live, but was quickly removed. The mode had been causing s...

 
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Xbox players get PUBG's Miramar map on May 24

After spending a bit of time on the test servers, Miramar's ready for all Xbox's PUBG players. During the third episode of Inside Xbox, it was revealed that PUBG's desert map is coming to Xbox on May 24. That's just one week from now. Remem...

 
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PUBG will be getting its long-requested map toggle soon

When PUBG introduced a new map, one of the first requests from players was some sort of ability to toggle whether they wanted to play on it or not. This was such a seemingly simple addition that it is kind of mind boggling why it has taken ...

 
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If I can get this many PUBG kills, you can too (maybe)

I don't know if this is a guide or a ego-fueled showcase of skills or a half-hearted pep talk that you can do it too. All I know is that I killed 12 percent of the players in a PUBG game last night. (There were 93 at the start.) Liste...

 
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You can check out PUBG for free on Xbox One next week

Microsoft have announced that, as part of next week's Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days promotion, Xbox One owners will be able to run around in battle royale title PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds without dropping a dime.Between April 19 and Apri...

 
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Xbox to get PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' desert map in May

Strangely, we went from one early access version of PUBG on PC to three different versions of the game in the last few months. Now only did it exit early access, but its developers also released an Xbox One port, as well as a recent mobile ...

 
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PUBG will soon let you spectate your killer

One of my most-wanted features when I first got into PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds was the ability to see who had killed me. I wanted to follow my assassin's journey, to watch and learn from their decision making, to witness them make it in...

 
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We have 500 codes for the new PUBG 4x4 map alpha test

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is about to get more chaotic than it has ever been before. The two PUBG maps in rotation are both 8x8 kilometers, and that has helped dictate the pace of matches. Now, PUBG Corp is going to experiment...

 
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PUBG's tropical map will be available for testing next week

The recently teased tropical island map for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be available on the test servers next week. Going by the title of "Codename: Savage," the map will be a generally smaller take on the battle royale subgenre...

 
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PUBG's third map will be playable in early April

Today marks the one-year anniversary of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds entering Steam Early Access, and the developers have taken the opportunity to show off the battle royale title's next map. "This is a marathon for us, not a sprint," sai...

 
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PUBG's new Event Mode brings rotating game types

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will soon have another match type, one the developers describe as a "periodically changing preset Custom Game where we will be trying new things and experimenting with different game parameters." Event Mode, as...

 
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The latest PUBG hack craze involves flying vehicles

Any big game is prone to hacks and exploits, and PUBG has had this growing pain for many moons now. With such a big playerbase cheaters are bound to happen, and development teams employ different strategies, from patching vulnerabilities to...

 
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PUBG is out now on Android and iOS, following Fortnite mobile

The great Battle Royale bout has begun! In one corner, PUBG (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds), the leading champion who basically claims to have made up the genre even though it's existed for years, and in another, Fornite -- the current Twit...

 
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PUBG gets a roadmap for 2018, includes plans for two new maps

About a month and a half ago, PUBG Corp admitted it had no clear roadmap for the future of its game. With popularity (and cheating) rising, clearly something had to be cooking to keep people hooked. Announced just today, it looks like the f...

 
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PUBG's next map will arrive in the first half of 2018

There's been some concern about where exactly PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is headed this year. The game is obviously still selling, and people are still playing it en masse, but where's the roadmap? Writing on Steam, the development team ...

 
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PUBG's anti-cheat patch gets a delay

The launch of newer, better anti-cheat measures for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has suffered a delay. Announced on Twitter, it looks like players will have to wait an undisclosed amount of time for the mega-popular PUBG to finally get on ...

 
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PUBG's Miramar is getting more buildings and better loot

I've yet to come up with a good plan of attack for Miramar in PUBG. If we're talking Erangel, no problem -- I'm familiar enough with the map to know what tends to work, what doesn't, and where to head no matter how unfortunate the flight pl...

 

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